Director, Talent Acquisition
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 11, 2021
About CDK Global, Inc
CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data
and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation
and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end,
omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK
Global provides solutions to dealers and original equipment
manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North
America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating
and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process,
including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts
supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit
The Director of Talent Acquisition will play a critical
leadership role in executing CDK’s talent strategies as we continue
to drive current and next generation growth and technology. This
leader will develop and execute a strategic approach to talent
attraction and hiring across the enterprise in support of the
organization’s mission and talent strategies. This role will be
responsible for advancing our talent acquisition tools
and processes and integrating with broader talent strategies
to lead a data driven and future focused talent acquisition
This role will oversee our North America recruiting teams
including Tech, Corporate Functions and Operations and
reportdirectly to the VP Global Talent. In partnership with key
business leaders and HR COEs (business partners,
compensation/benefits, HR ops), you will develop short-term and
long-term talent acquisition strategies to meet the needs of the
business while evolving the function and capabilities for future
business needs. This role will be accountable for delivering
against shared goals such as tech modernization, data & analytics,
inclusion & diversity, and values integration. This individual
must be passionate about doing more than the status quo, with a
passion for understanding business needs and addressing those needs
in thoughtful and meaningful talent acquisition strategies. This
position is ideal for someone who excels in people leadership,
operational excellence, and ‘outside of the box thinking’, who has
the desire to make their impact by building teams that are
redefining the automotive industry.
Key Duties &
- Lead a talent acquisition
function equipped to deliver against organizational talent
strategies today and in the future aligned with business growth
- Strategically partner with internal
and/or external resources to enhance or deploy employer brand
strategies to attract diverse talent and reinforce CDK brand
awareness for both technical and non-technical roles and
- Oversee the campus intern
program to enrich the impact of early career talent pipelines into
critical organizational roles.
- Lead with a future focused, data
driven, innovative mindset to position talent acquisition for
success and Create Possibilities within TA at CDK.
- Coach, develop and strengthen the
capabilities of our recruiters and hiring managers to attract,
source, and hire talent in ways that support our anticipated talent
- Partner closely with HR, Business
Leaders, and Business Partners to foster strong relationships with
HRBPs/COEs and key business leaders.
- Develop and maintain strong
partnerships with HR COEs, HR leadership, and business leaders;
seek to understand how the business functions and how this function
can better enable success.
- Be Open to feedback and new ways of
working that meaningfully integrate TA with the business.
- Stay Curious and seek to understand
the employee experience and business operations to assess and
execute strategies to strengthen the relationship with TA in effort
to improve the candidate and hiring manager experience.
- Optimize processes, tools and
resources to leverage data and technology in ways that accelerate
key talent strategies.
- Enhance tools and processes to
maniacally focus on delivering a superb candidate experience.
- Optimize ATS process design and
implementation to streamline recruiting operationalization and
improve candidate, recruiter, and hiring manager experiences.
- Leverage data and insights to
deliver effectively against key TA metrics, strengthen HR and
business relationships, and fortify the talent acquisition brand at
- Complete RFP for recruitment
marketing strategy partners and elevate our ability to attract top
- BA/BS required. Master’s degree preferred.
- 10+ years experience in full lifecycle recruiting.
- Experience leading Talent Acquisition teams in growth
organizations with demonstration of success.
- Strong business acumen, HR acumen.
- Strong business partnering and influencing skills.
- Strong people leadership capabilities and talent development
- Must demonstrate our organizational values in your leadership
daily: Stay Curious, Own It, Be Open, Create Possibilities
- Possesses a data centric mindset with the ability to leverage
insights to make decisions and manage metrics, with strong
presentation and communication skills as well as executive
- Strong project management and process management skills.
- Experience leveraging various ATS platforms including
SuccessFactors, Workday ; experience with ATS implementations
- Experience implementing intentional D&I strategies within
- Ability to successfully manage contingent workforce partners
and various recruiting model partners.
CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work. You
have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.
That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not
only take care of you but your family as well. All of our
benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K
matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to
volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a
At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We
value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different
perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity
employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected
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